acl_set_tag_type(3) — Linux manual page


ACL_SET_TAG_TYPE(3)      Library Functions Manual    ACL_SET_TAG_TYPE(3)

NAME         top

       acl_set_tag_type — set the tag type of an ACL entry

LIBRARY         top

       Linux Access Control Lists library (libacl, -lacl).

SYNOPSIS         top

       <sys/types.h> <sys/acl.h> int acl_set_tag_type(acl_entry_t
       entry_d, acl_tag_t tag_type)

DESCRIPTION         top

       The acl_set_tag_type() function sets the tag type of the ACL
       entry indicated by the argument entry_d to the value of the
       argument tag_type.

       Any ACL entry descriptors that refer to the entry referred to by
       entry_d continue to refer to that entry.

RETURN VALUE         top

       The acl_set_tag_type() function returns the value 0 if
       successful; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global
       variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS         top

       If any of the following conditions occur, the acl_set_tag_type()
       function returns -1 and sets errno to the corresponding value:

       [EINVAL]           The argument entry_d is not a valid descriptor
                          for an ACL entry.

                          The argument tag_type is not a valid tag type.

STANDARDS         top

       IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 (“POSIX.1e”, abandoned)

SEE ALSO         top

       acl_create_entry(3), acl_get_permset(3), acl_get_qualifier(3),
       acl_get_tag_type(3), acl_set_entry(3), acl_set_permset(3),
       acl_set_qualifier(3), acl(5)

AUTHOR         top

       Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by Robert N M
       Watson <>, and adapted for Linux by Andreas
       Gruenbacher <>.

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Linux ACL                    March 23, 2002          ACL_SET_TAG_TYPE(3)